Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder Recall [US]

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US/Silver Spring: Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder Recall [US]Gel Spice, Inc. recalls one batch/lot of Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder due to suspected elevated Lead levels, a serious health hazard. FDA:

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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Turmeric Powder is subject to this recall:

  • Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric, packaged in 3.75-ounce plastic PET jars with best-before date codes of B/B 03/08/19 and B/B 05/18/19 printed on the neck of the container and a UPC of 81026-01230. The product was distributed at Big Lots Stores throughout the United States.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Turmeric is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the elevated level of lead.

==> For information about Lead Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Turmeric Powder, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Turmeric to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Gel Spice, Inc. at 1-201-564-0435.

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